Our Mission:

  • To improve educational opportunities for students with reading, writing and spelling difficulties.
  • To promote education of teachers in research-based approaches to reading instruction and work with teacher education providers to require research-based training for teacher certification.
  •  To provide information and support to individuals and families with reading problems.

Professional Members & Tutors

Whether you are looking for a professional to connect with, or a tutor for your child, click “Read More” to access our list of professional members and tutors.

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David Kilpatrick is Coming to Omaha

Recent Advances in Understanding Word-level Reading Difficulties:  Assessment and Highly Effective Intervention

Registration is Open

To register online or to check out our flyer, click “Read More” below.  SLPs are now eligible to earn CEUs at no additional charge.  

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Kilpatrick Conference Information

For more detailed information on the conference and for a mail in registration form, click below.

Question can be sent to Nancy Coffey at nedancoffey@gmail.com

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NDA News

Find out what NDA has been up to in the past year.  With the support of our members, we provide scholarships to teachers and to students.  We also provide information and support to parents who are struggling to find answers for their children.  

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Get the latest events, training, and news about reading and dyslexia by becoming a member and receiving our monthly newsletter by email.  Check out an example of  the newsletter by clicking “Read More.”

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Structured Literacy

This video by the Nebraska Department of Education will give you an overview of structured literacy.  


Parent Workshop

Part 1 - Learn about Nebraska legislation and the Student Assistance Team process.  

Part 2 - Learn about assessment, verification, MTSS, and 504 plans.



Structured Literacy Training

If you are wanting to help those that struggle to read and write, check out the Structured Literacy Training to be held September-November.

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